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helped in the baltimore community. they have been a good friend to the town. >>> it's about more than just writing a check. for every cause art and his wife supported they were there, whether it was here or in cleveland. >> i think he should be remembered for creating a great learning center. the academic center was named for him. so when that ground was broke and when it finishes the construction in august of 2013 i think we can look at that when the library is in there and that there will be this legacy and love of learning that's renewed here at the school now. >> reporter: this is a school in southwest baltimore. every day close to 400 at risk children get a private boarding school education. the first class will graduate in two years and they have a new class starting out this year. the school is changing lives. next year the education center will openo, classroom space that will let the seed grow. >> talking about personal giving and caring and going out and doing things. it wasn't that he just gave the money and was to gracious that way. they gave money to saint vincent's, to
county almost 4,000 people in the dark. in baltimore county up to 4,542. in baltimore city 711 people without power and in carroll county, r5 3 still in the -- 53 still in the dark. harford county close to 3,000. >>> a few hours after school, while daycare was still in session and community sports teams were practicing, police say a man committed a lewd act. anne arundel police need your help trying to identify that man. don harrison has the latest. >> anne arundel county police received some calls about a suspicious person outside of seven oaks elementary school in arting ton. >> an vit was reportedly acting strange. >> reporter: police released these pictures of someone they believe might have been the person. county police got the complaint about a quarter to six. >> this was after hours. my understanding, there was some nonschool related activity. it's going on in the re of the school. >> reporter: although it happened after school hours, it has some in the community concerned. >> we have no idea how long the individual has been there. so it could have been there during school hou
. in baltimore county, jeff hager, abc2 news. >>> well, here she is. police identified her as brandy tennille ames and a judge has set bail at half a million dollars. >>> all right. we have video to show you. this is video that led to an arrest last year. recount recount police said this is brandon michael smith of crofton caught into the act breaking into a car last october. this private surveillance video led to smith's arrest last year when the police department put it on their facebook page, but the charge didn't stick. officers arrested smith again this weekend after a simple traffic violation. when police went through his car, they found stolen property and tools of a break-in trade. police said there could be more victims. listen. >> we have some unclaimed property at this point. we're asking folks to come forward. >> so right now you nabbed him for one recently but it could be more than that exactly. >> if you live in gambrills or crofton, keep an eye out. >>> investigators are trying to find the cause of a house fire that killed a man in northwest baltimore. it started in the 2900 bl
. he ended up in baltimore this year, living in homeless shelters and all the while building an unknown record of violence and robbery that now spans two states. he's now locked up on a slew of charges. chief among them, murder in the first. in mt. vernon, prien kuebler, abc2 news. >> prien tells us police are still looking for bass' accomplice and still need you. if you can remember anything call the homicide direct at 410-396-2100. >>> there's another family that needs your help. he was a father, coach and friend and murdered over the weekend. he was buried today but the family is still looking for answers about what happened. >> on saturday 38-year-old fred king dropped his son off at a barber shop and said he would be right back. later sat dray night he was found shot several times in the 2600 block of kemp street. the engin was running and the door was open. police have few clues. the family made a big plea for people to come forward. they say the man who they affectionately called big fred was a friend to everybody. >> he just wanted to see his daughter go to georgetown or go to c
drowsy driving. >>> a baltimore man is perhaps one of hundreds who got hepatitis c from a traveling medical technician. david kwiatkowski was at maryland hospitals and others in other states. roosevelt leftwich joins us with more on the story. >> reporter: nelson said david kwiatkowski was on the team that treated him in 2008. this was one of several hospitals where kwiatkowski worked as a temp, but a temp that authorities said had a drug problem and did anything to get that fixed. 1966, linwood nelson served in baltimore. he said the baltimore va has been great, treating him for many years, more recently lung disease. that's why he was surprised when they contacted him about a meeting. >> it was a phone call from the chief of staff from the hospital's office telling me the situation about mr. kwiatkowski and said that i needed to come in to be tested, and about a week later they called me and told me that i tested positive for hepatitis c. >> reporter: nelson appears to be a victim of david kwiatkowski a temporary technician who worked in hospitals in seven different states, includ
in this charming city of ours, is baltimore is football town, or a baseball town. certainly in the last 15 years, if you made the latter argument it echoed against an empty seating bowl at camden yards. if history is any indication, indication -- the pillars of one of major league baseballs' storied franchises revealed themselves in bronze this season, the past seemingly on parallel course with today's player whose like a character in a shake conspiracy tragedy are in the throws of seeking a classic literary redemption. >> the best feeling that i have ever had. the fact that like the o. s are within this close of reaching wild card, winning the pennant, whatever, i've never had a feeling like this, i love this so much. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of fans have been locked in what by anymore was abusive relationship for 15 years. now, only in september, are they willing to consider forgiveness. this team is doing what every baseball mind said they would never do. that finally has camden yards rocking like it's 1997. >> if we can return to some of those times it makes a difference were to th
. >> we're an institution. >> a popular baltimore county restaurant ruined by a two alarm fire. we'll hear from the owner. >> and tear down the barriers, the fences, baltimore is getting the main drag back. >>> all right. let's take a look. it was right in between the window of opportunity that we're seeing. most of this action north of baltimore, right, wyatt? >> a lot of the rain coming down north of the city. you see the rain reaching up to bel air and beyond. still some rain in those areas but, again, the bulk of it is up the i-83 corridor. we have a flash flood warning for baltimore county and baltimore city that's going to exestablished -- extend for another hour. to the west you seat tropical -- see the tropical moisture. more of this coming our way the next several afternoons and evenings. we'll talk about when this lets up, coming up. >>> we typically honor our service members on veterans day and memorial day. hundreds showed up to honor petty officer patrick feeks. hundreds were there as hundreds honored our fallen hero. >> reporter: on august 16 maryland lost one of its own in a
, the father. >> reporter: a final farewell to the man who brought football back to baltimore and a look back at the legacy of art modell is only missing a calling from canton and a place in the hall of fame eye think his con -- >> i think his contributions are extraordinairey. i don't like to take positions on that but there are very few who have contributed what he has. >> reporter: the nfl commissioner recalls the former ravens owner as a legend and visionary, moving his team to another conference to achieve a merger of the two leagues and promoting monday night football when virtually no one thought this would work. >> art convinced them that it would work and said i'll take the first one and show you. just give me nay -- nay math at home. >> paying their last respects to a father figure. >> well done. at the end of the day, well done, my good and faithful servant. rest in peace. >> reporter: it's a point not locked upon modell's son john. >> the story could not be told without the recognition. that recognition may come but that won't be his greatest legacy. no. because my father is alrea
police are expected to be there. >>> the developers of a proposed slots casino in baltimore giving us our first look at plans for a high quality high dollar facility. construction is exspecsed -- expected to begin next summer. the two-story building on russell street will have a 100,000 square feet of gaming space and they plan to hire 1200 employees as well as attracting businesses from all over the country. >> the great part of being a part of a larger organization with caesar's entertainment is we have a large database across the country that we can draw from and increase tourism. >> baltimore is openly supporting question 7 on the november ballot that would legalize table games in maryland as well a adding a sixth casino in prince george's county. it says it will bring in more businesses and another 500 jobses. >>> we want to take you live out at camden yards where the fans are getting ready for tonight's game against the blue jays. let's hope the fans don't get rained on. let's check in on the man with the answer, mike masco. >>> how about today, a beautiful day. 68 yesterday. 73 deg
phil comes to mind. believe it or not, baltimore has its own forecasting crustacean. mike masco is here to tell bus baltimore bill. >> yeah, baltimore bill, the weather predicting crab was at the inner harbor. bill is known as a weather expert. he was born with one claw raised out of the water, which allows him to detect warm currents. we have our baltimore bill. he joined us to give us an idea of what the weather will look like over the next seven weeks. apparently it's going to be an early winter. >> i always think to maryland's most powerful, satellites. we'll see how the predisix come -- prediction comes through. baltimore bill predicting a colder than average winter and maybe snow. >>> we have new developments in a murder investigation that could have gone cold. 236-year-old eric pen der grass was found dead in 2009. police have made an arrest. 31-year-old sherell ferguson is facing murder charges. the cause of the death was ruled to be asphyxiation. ferguson is being held at central booking and awaiting trial. >> in a bid to head off confusion in the future, a carroll county commi
. as a baltimore kid this was sort of the ultimate achievement. i grew up and was born in a house that is right in front of the park. being in the press box, there is no cheering in the press box. you are talking to a fan. for me, i get caught up in the emotions of the game just like any fan that's here in the stand. this job is so unique and something i never dreamed in a million years i would be doing. there is only 30 guys and a girl, 29 twice and a girl in major league baseball that do what we get to do everyday. i never lost sight of that. that's something i want to remember everyday. this is an amazing baseball city. this town loves baseball, and we had a rough go the last two years. to see it coming back, would imagine i would be doing this. i saw it happen. i dreamed about announcing to 50,000 people in the ballpark when it sold out for the playoff game. i know what that's going to feel like, i can't wait. >> reporter: not that that job isn't awesome to begin with, what a time to be his first year on the job. a front row seat, night after night, to one of let's be honest one of the bes
. >> thank you. a man was taken to the hospital after a shooting this afternoon in west baltimore . police arrived on the scene just after 2:00 this afternoon. the victim was shot at least once in the back. he was taken to the hospital. his condition is not known tonight. we will bring you more updates when the information is available. >>> you know it's tough enough trying to provide an education. now carroll is trying to protect them from unwanted visitors on the campus. bugs, barely visible to the nakedy other forced the college to shut down its nursing nursing build. students receive e-mails this week making them aware of bed bugs. the insects that feed on human blood. >> we have an e-mail by the deanand -- she said that bed bugs -- concerned why we weren't off the school. >> explained what it would do and if it would irritate you and stuff like that. >> reporter: the college called in people who used a specially trained dog to track down bed bugs in three different areas and all of the infected furniture has been isolated in one room. small experts will use a special heat treatment
turn out to be positive. >> reporter: in baltimore county jeff hager, abc2 news. >> the bon voyage party starts at 11 a.m. tomorrow. organizers are promising raffles, food, snowballs and plenty of fun. for more on how to help, go to abc2news.com. we've actually included a link to their facebook page. >>> finding new ways to fight animal abuse. the first animal abuse leadership sum met was held at stevens university. it includes prosecutors from frederick county to baltimore city and they came to get a better understanding of the laws surrounding animal abuse. >> it should never be a situation where someone doesn't know where to turn there, either a member of the community, animal cell member, prosecutor. there are people you can talk to and we can make a difference. >> it was organized after seeing a rise in animal cruelty cases. >>> in the rate place at the right time. good samaritans may have saved a life when they rescued a toddler from a building. the young man will some day have quite a story to tell. >> reporter: at 21 months of age, brody guy is full of smiles unaware of the
is flooding and some homes in baltimore county saw a lot of rainfall. when there's that much rain, flooded basements. look at the water gushing up. >> we're working for you with tips from the centers for disease control about what you should do if your home gets flooded. start by keeping the kids and pets away and take anything that could be cleaned out before mold can develop. use fans, dehumidifiers and air conditioners to dry out as keekly as possible. wash anything you wear in hot water before you wear it again. if the damage is bad enough you may also have to remove the drywall and insulation. and when it doubt, always consider calling a professional to make sure that your home is safe. >>> now, if you have enough damage that you think will need an insurance claim, we have more next on how to handle it. click on the don't waste your money section right there on the money tab. >>> check out this video from arlington, virginia. strong winds and heavy rain took their toll. this is a live picture in frostburg. how long is this beautiful fall like weather going to last? i've never been col
year it jumped 3.8%. baltimore the average price of a home climbed $28,000 since july and real estate agents report multiple pied -- bids on what's becoming a seller's market again. >> we're seeing not much inventory. hardly any selection and the good houses that are priced right, staged well, look great, they're going. >> real estate agents said pinned up demand and homes undee current shortage. >> whether the housing market, political conviction or crime, katie couric will be covering it all. katie premieres this coming monday. it will air every day at 4:00. we'll have more on what you can expect throughout the rest of the week. you can also head to abc2news.com/katie for a sneak peek at the show. >>> they are tide for the top -- tied for the top spot in the division. orioles fever. speaking of the ravens. it's nearly time to kick off the season. how the ravens are preparing. >> we'll talk about the orioles and ravens forecast. 91 at bwi. just one degree off. no winner. mighty leslie churning in the waters of the atlantic. what will left of isaac. we've got the tropics coming up. an
or have information, call the baltimore county police department right away. >>> three weeks after a near riot, the owner will go before the liquor control board. there the -- the board will determine if the recher theater will be able to keep its license. the hearing will be on october 15th. >>> what does a hexic movie -- hex -- historic movie theater cost. the city bought it for $800,000 in 2009. it's being renovated right now. >> let's go to m&t bank stadium where prime-time tailgating is going on. ravens dense the browns on thursday night football. just heard where late owner art modell has made the list. this is the long list. we've got jonathan ogden, priest holmes and the final selection is on so many sunday. tonight the ravens put jamal lewis into the ring of on north. >>> thankfully the regular refs will be back. after countless botched calls -- of course this was the disgrace on monday night football. gene steratore will work tonight's game. >>> you can watch the ravens and the browns on a big screen tv set up right here at harry run park in chesterfield. the community is coming
in northeast baltimore, but that's a test to our great officers and the connection with the community, basically turning water into wine every day. >> reporter: in the short run scott wants to see or police monitor bell hair road and long term more officers added to the district to create more posts, an issue already brought up to incoming police commissioner anthony batts. >> i'm for the best of the neighborhood, you know. whatever they think of, i'm all for it. >> reporter: hoping to see more police and less yellow tape. in northeast baltimore, brian cube learn, abc2 news -- kuebler, abc2 news. >> neighbors plan to gather to watch the ravens game thursday night on an outdoor screen. it shows solidarity. >>> an overflow crowd of more than 2,000 people set the stage for a clash with police in towson's business district. video captured by a witness caught a glimpse. ringing in k9 -- bringing in k9's. it drew more than four teams the capacity. >> with a crud that large, our officers did not have that large of a problem. we only had seven arrests. so these seem to be isolated incidents w
gladden. >>> police evacuated a neighborhood in baltimore county after a hazmat scare. today two teens face chargings of concocting drugs for huffing in the basement on regally oak -- ridgely oak road. police arrested 19-year-old justin trionfo. today his mother told abc2 news that his arrest came as welcome news. she said her son and a friend were mixing engine starter fluid with water in bottles for huffing. it prompted and evacuation. >> i was upstairs and didn't smell it until i came down. i'm so sorry, though to all the neighbors about what happened and what took place, but he has been arrested and his friend. >> carol ready as also been charged with allegedly concocting the mixture. trionfo's mother said he posted a message on facebook saying he wouldn'ted to shoot up the school. >>> well, we had a deadly holiday weekend, didn't we? three killed, four shot over the last 12 hours. it started with a double shooting that left one dead but ended about 7:30 this morning when police found a man slummed over the we will -- slumped over the wheel of his car. homicide detectives are still
it was nothing, but to me it is -- i enjoy it. it is my hobby. >> reporter: the baltimore county police say they found a man lying in the grass. we're told he lives in the area and they expect to file charges soon. the police say when they come across cases like this, they look at past charges to see if there pay be a connection. jo and an update now to breaking news we first brought you on abc 2 news at 11:00. two men were found shot in the arm near the intersection of northern parkway last night at about 10:00. the men are in their 20s and 40s and were taken to the hospital with knop-life- threatening injuries. the police say the shooting may have been drug related. they're still looking for a suspect. >>> new information tonight on a double murder in pikesville. the couple was found murdered in their home in the 600 block of the avenue. they wanted to speak with their grandson about that situation. we have learned long has been taken to a hospital in oklahoma. the police say they haven't been able to interview him yet, but they're now officially calling him a suspect in the murders. >>>
was wrestled away from a baltimore county middle school, a student was taken into custody about joking about having a gun. the 15-year-old had been put in a timeout room when he told the staff he had a weapon, then he said he was kidding about having a gun. police were called to the school and took the teen into custody. he has been charged with disorderly conduct. >>> the teen accused of shooting a student on the very first day of school at perry hall high school will have his bail hearing. he is scheduled to appear before a judge at 9:30 tomorrow morning. police say gladden brought a handgun to school, assembled it and fired shots in the cafeteria, hitting a classmate. >> with all this stuff going on, we touched on this topic yesterday after the second violent incident in as many weeks and we talked about the effects it can have on a child. >> interestingly, some of the research suggests when children see news reports about an even, they think every time they see that report, it's happened again. so that actually speaks to the job of the parents and communities to limit exposure to these k
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